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Helping Keep Jobs In Ballarat

The Andrews Labor Government has worked with unions, Alstom and Bombardier to secure a jobs transfer between two major manufacturers, retaining highly skilled train builders in Ballarat. The majority of Alstom’s permanent manufacturing staff will be redeployed to work on the VLocity train maintenance program..

FREE TAFE AT FEDERATION TAFE SUPPORTS VICTORIA’S RECOVERY

The Victorian Government is leading a rapid, coordinated response to ensure TAFE continues to provide the skills Victoria needs to respond to coronavirus and prepare for recovery. Data released today shows the Free TAFE program has helped Federation TAFE students start the training they need..

DELIVERING NEW HOMES FOR VICTORIANS WHO NEED SUPPORT

More Victorians escaping family violence, homelessness and life on the streets will have a stable home thanks to the Victorian Government. Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison today announced the latest tranche of Social Housing Growth Fund funding announced by the Victorian Government will deliver more..

BALLARAT SCHOOLS TO BENEFIT FROM EDUCATION BUILDING BLITZ

Four schools in Ballarat will benefit from of a state-wide construction blitz that will create thousands of jobs and kickstart Victoria’s economy. Ballarat High School will receive $7.2 million to upgrade major upgrade to the ground floor of the J. J. Sheehan Wing and the..

BUILDING WORKS: MORE JOBS FOR WESTERN VICTORIANS

The Victorian Government will get shovels in the ground and thousands of people back to work, building the projects that matter to Victoria – and creating the jobs that matter to Victorians. As we face the biggest economic challenge in generations, and as industry and..

$20.2 million boost providing critical help to victim survivors during pandemic

Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison has welcomed $484,019 in funding for local family violence services as part of a $20.2 State Government million funding package during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding of $329,050 will allow WRISC Family Violence Support to respond to the increase in..

BUILDING WORKS: JOBS AND BETTER SCHOOLS IN BALLARAT

The Victorian Government will get shovels in the ground and thousands of people back to work, building the projects that matter to Victoria – and creating the jobs that matter to Victorians. As we face the biggest economic challenge in generations, and as industry and..

GRAND DESIGNS TAKING SHAPE AT BALLARAT SPORTS EVENTS CENTRE

The multi-million-dollar expansion of Ballarat Sports Events Centre (B.SEC) is a step closer, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison said final funding arrangements for the projects were now complete, and final design guidelines were being drawn up. It’s hoped construction..

LATEST VICTORIAN HEALTH PERFORMANCE DATA RELEASED FOR BALLARAT

Victoria’s health system performance data has been released for the first three months of the year – a period marked by fluctuations in activity caused by the coronavirus pandemic and wide-spread bushfires. Despite the significant interruptions caused by the pandemic, hospitals and ambulances continued to..

HONOURING THE LEGACY OF OUR VETERANS IN BALLARAT

Just in time for ANZAC Day, Victorian communities are being given more opportunities to remember and honour veterans through various projects to build and repair memorials, preserve stories and ensure their wellbeing. Minister for Veterans Robin Scott today announced $700,000 for 63 projects across the..

Major Works On The Ballarat Line

A crew of more than 90 workers will carry out major upgrades to infrastructure along the Ballarat, Ararat and Maryborough lines from Wednesday thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The $3.9 million package of maintenance and improvement works will run from Wednesday 22 April until..

More Grants To Boost Road Safety

Football clubs across Victoria that want to work with their local communities to educate the importance of road safety will be able to apply for their share of the $1.3 million Toward Zero Club grants program. Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford..

Investing in Aboriginal community infrastructure in Ballarat

The Andrews Government is supporting Ballarat’s Aboriginal community by boosting and investing in local infrastructure. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Gavin Jennings and Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison today announced that Wathaurung Aboriginal Corporation is among eight groups across the state that will share in more..

$94,000 to keep Western Victoria safe

The Andrews Government has awarded $94,677 to a number of councils and organisations across Western Victoria to address local crime and safety issues under the Community Safety Fund. Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison joined Ballarat Councillor Belinda Coates at Delacombe’s Doug Dean Stadium today to..

SAFER HOSPITAL ACCESS FOR BALLARAT

The Andrews Labor Government is making it safer and easier for pedestrians to move around Ballarat’s busy medical precinct with a range of upgrades getting underway. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Jaala Pulford and Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison today announced a package of..

Community Road Safety grants now open

The Andrews Government is calling for community groups and Ballarat City Council to apply for grants to boost road safety awareness in the region. Member for Wendouree, Juliana Addison, said that applications for this year’s $1.5 million Community Road Safety Grants Program are now open…

Local Ballarat businesses saving big on payroll tax

Businesses across regional Victoria are saving millions thanks to the Andrews Government’s regional payroll tax cuts, with more savings on the horizon. Labor Member for Wendouree, Juliana Addison, said more than 4,400 businesses in regional Victoria – including 422 businesses in Ballarat – are forecast..

PLANS RELEASED FOR STURT STREET SHARED PATH

Plans for the shared path that will make it safer and easier for people walking and cycling along Ballarat’s Sturt Street have been released as works progress on major safety upgrades at the Raglan and Ascot Street intersections. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the..